1001 Stories For The Road

1001 Stories For The Road

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The Greatest Stories Ever Written
THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS
Aug 12 • 13 min
The old folk song and marching song “The Yellow Rose of Texas” is a song that, according to at least one researcher, credits the actions of a very brave young lady who was kidnapped from her hotel in Texas by Santa Anna’s forces as they marched toward an…
THE DAY THE MUSIC DIED
Aug 5 • 24 min
The story of Buddy Holly’s plane crash of 1959 and Don Mcleans’ 1971 hit “American Pie”, which described metaphorically how rock changed after the death of Buddy Holly.
1001 PROVERBS FOR THE ROAD
Jul 29 • 17 min
A proverb is a short saying that expresses a commonly held truth. Join us as we explore some popular proverbs and explore their meaning and origin.”A bad penny always turns up”~”A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush”~”A dog is a man’s best…
A BIGHORN ADVENTURE
Jul 22 • 11 min
Reminiscing about a family trip over the mighty BigHorn Mountains.
THE LEGEND OF BETSY ROSS
Jul 15 • 21 min
Betsy Ross is credited as being the seamstress who stitched our first “Stars and Stripes”, but some historians say that there is no proof of it. The story was handed down through her family and shared by her grandson William Canby at a Philadephia…
IDOL WORSHIP
Jul 8 • 11 min
Two musicians try to crash the gate at Graceland to talk to Elvis, only to find he’s out of town performing.
BABE’S DREAM
Jul 1 • 8 min
A young boy growing up in turn of the century Baltimore gets send to reform school and finds friends, guidance, and baseball.
ANCHORS AWEIGH-HOW NAVY GOT ITS MARCHING SONG
Jun 25 • 13 min
The story of How Navy got its famous marching song “Anchors Aweigh”
THE CADILLAC RANCH
Jun 17 • 8 min
The Cadillac Ranch is an unusual (and unofficial) tourist favorite located just west of the Amarillo City line off I-40 in Texas. (The Old Rte 66).
THE OLDEST LADY IN BOSTON
Jun 11 • 26 min
1001 Stories For The Road offers a mix of FREE and PREMIUM entertainment. There are some great stories here- Enjoy!This show is now part of the 1001 Stories For the Road Free App-where you’ll find all three 1001 shows:Find it now at these links:IOS Apple…
INDEPENDENCE ROCK
Jun 3 • 9 min
1001 Stories For The Road offers a mix of FREE and PREMIUM entertainment. There are some great stories here- Enjoy!This show is now part of the 1001 Stories For the Road Free App-where you’ll find all three 1001 shows:Find it now at these links:IOS Apple…
GOODNIGHT CHESTY, WHEREVER YOU ARE
May 21 • 18 min
“Goodnight Chesty, Wherever You Are” is the story of the most decorated American Marine that ever served, and includes a bried summary of his service and his legend.Credits: The Marine Corps Hymn by John Philip Sousa
THE ADVENTURE OF THE DEVIL’S FOOT (PT II) by ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
May 20 • 40 min
“The Adventure of the Devil’s Foot” by Arthur Conan Doyle reaches its exciting conclusion here as Sherlock Holmes and Watson almost loose their lives trying an experiment to find out what had caused the death of an innocent victim.Don’t forget our contest…
THE ADVENTURE OF THE DEVIL’S FOOT (PT II) by ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
May 20 • 40 min
“The Adventure of the Devil’s Foot” by Arthur Conan Doyle reaches its exciting conclusion here as Sherlock Holmes and Watson almost loose their lives trying an experiment to find out what had caused the death of an innocent victim.Don’t forget our contest…
THE CAT by BANJO PATTERSON
May 19 • 14 min
“The Cat” by Australian writer Banjo Patterson is a humorous piece for your enjoyment.
THE ADVENTURE OF THE DEVIL’S FOOT (Part 1) by SIR ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
May 10 • 31 min
“The Adventure of the Devil’s Foot” is a classic Sherlock Holmes Mystery that places Watson and Holmes at an estate in Cornwall as Holme’s tries to get some much needed rest and recoup- but that plan falls short and Holmes becomes wrapped up in a very…
THE MEXICAN (PT II) by JACK LONDON
Apr 29 • 39 min
“The Mexican (pt 2)” by Jack London is the exciting conclusion to the story of an 18 year-old Mexican boy who tries to avenge the murder of his parents by winning a prize fight so he could get guns for the revolution.Our Jack London Kindle Book 1001…
HOW MOTHER’S DAY CAME TO BE
Apr 22 • 12 min
“How Mother’s Day Came To Be” tells the story of Anna Jarvis and her long campaign to make Mother’s Day a national holiday. This year (2018) its Sunday May 13.If you enjoy our show, we ask that you become a Premium Member and subscribe to 1001 for only…
A SCONSET BEACH STORY
Apr 16 • 20 min
“A Sconset Beach Story” tells the story of a young Jewish immigrant named David Sarnoff who went to work at a Marconi wireless station where he was present when the distress call from the Titantic came in. Sarnoff’s ambition gave us the development of…
THE COP AND THE UFO
Apr 8 • 21 min
“The Cop And the UFO” recalls one of the most famous UFO encounters, which took place in 1964 in Socorro County New Mexico, when Officer Lonny Zamoro cornered a strange craft with two occupants in a ravine. The incident was thoroughly investigated and…
I WILL FIGHT NO MORE FOREVER (PT III): A BITTER SURRENDER
Apr 6 • 31 min
“I Will Fight No More Forever (Pt 3): A Bitter Surrender, the conclusion of our three part series on the last fight of Chief Joseph and his Nez Perce tribe as they finally surrender to General Miles just before making it to the Canadian border. It is a…
REMEMBERING THE BLUES BROTHERS
Apr 2 • 16 min
REMEMBERING THE BLUES BROTHERS: On April 22,1978, Saturday Night Live’s Paul Schaffer announced an R&B act featuring two unknown blues artists, Joliet Jake E.Blues and Elwood J Blues- who went by the name The Blues Brothers. When the live audience saw…
THE BUS DRIVER’S VACATION
Mar 22 • 18 min
“The Bus Driver’s Vacation” is the true story of William Cimillo, who, working as a bus driver in the Bronx, and having his fill of 17 years of the same job, decided one spring morning in 1947 to take a left turn out of the garage instead of a right, and…
I WILL FIGHT NO MORE FOREVER PT II INDIANS KILL TOURISTS AT YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK
Mar 18 • 34 min
‘I Will Fight No More Forever” Part Two, tells the story of Chief Joseph and his tribe of Nez Perce as they escape the US Cavalry through the newly opened Yellowstone National Park in 1877, killing tourists, ranchers, and miners in a desperate attempt to…
THE LUCK OF THE IRISH: A 1001 BLAST FROM THE PAST
Mar 17 • 23 min
Happy St. Patrick’s Day everyone! Here’s a little Irish history in America- and if you know any girls named Annie Moore buy them a drink.May you reach the gates of St. Peter before the Devil learns you’ve been called!Check out our first Kindle Book (and…
NEXT STOP, MAYBERRY: BEHIND THE SCENES OF THE ANDY GRIFFITH SHOW
Mar 12 • 20 min
“Next Stop, Mayberry: Behind The Scenes at the Andy Griffith Show”One of the most successful sitcoms that ever aired on television, the Andy Griffith Show has earned a special place in tv history. How many times do you wish you could escape this hectic…
A SCANDAL IN BOHEMIA (PT 1): A SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY by SIR ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE.
Mar 1 • 27 min
A Scandal in Bohemia (Pt 1 of 3) Premium Member Bonus Story Sherlock Holmes attempts to solve a thorny problem for the King of Bohemia, who is being blackmailed for indiscretion.Check out our May 2018 new Kindle Book (and leave us a review) Thanks…
UNSUNG HEROES OF THE REVOLUTION (PT I): WASHINGTON’S SPIES
Feb 16 • 57 min
Unsung Heroes of the Revolution (Pt. 1): The Culper Spy Ring, Nathan Hale, Caleb Brewster, James Rivington, and others…Few people leaving the Banana Republic Store at 66th and 3rd st Manhattan, NY, stop to notice the plaque on the outside wall that…
URBAN LEGENDS I: MOTHMAN AND MORE
Jan 31 • 46 min
Urban Legends I: Mothman and much more….our most popular seriesCheck out our new book at Kindle (May 2018) and leave us a…
UNSUNG HEROES OF THE REVOLUTION (PT II): TIM MURPHY & MANY OTHERS
Jan 16 • 69 min
UNSUNG HEROES OF THE REVOLUTION (PT 2) Molly Pitcher, Nancy Hale, The Swamp Fox, and others…The incredible true stories of the unsung heroes and heroines of the American Revolution, men and women of all colors and from all stations in life, who came…
THE CALL OF THE WILD (FINAL CHAPTER)
Dec 21, 2017 • 45 min
Final Chapter: Buck finally responds to the call he has been hearing, and roams free with a wolfpack, until he senses a desperate need to return to John Thornton.
THE CALL OF THE WILD CHAPTERS 5 AND 6
Dec 11, 2017 • 74 min
Chapters 5 and 6 (Last is 7) :Buck and his exhausted team are sold to a young threesome with little experiece in handling teams and disastrous events follow. Finally, Buck meets John Thornton and begins a new chapter in his life.
THE CALL OF THE WILD by JACK LONDON CHAPTER 4
Dec 4, 2017 • 26 min
Chapter 4: Buck, with Spitz no longer the leader, fights for and takes the place of the lead dog on the sled team. At Skagway, Perrault receives orders to hand the dog team to a mail carrier, who pushes the team hard and only gives them two days rest in…
THE CALL OF THE WILD (CHAPTER 3) by JACK LONDON
Nov 27, 2017 • 39 min
Chapter 3: Buck is blind sided by Spitz as their camp is attacked by a horde of wild and starving dogs. Becoming more and more a wild animal himself. Buck looks for the right opportunity to settle matters with Spitz.Check out our new and first E Book May…
THE CALL OF THE WILD (CHAPTER 2) by JACK LONDON
Nov 20, 2017 • 26 min
Chapter 2: Buck becomes a sled dog in Alaska and quickly has to learn how to survive the other dogs and the brutal cold. May 2018 Check out our new and first 1001 E Book (and leave a review!) Thanks…
THE CALL OF THE WILD (CHAPTER 1) by JACK LONDON
Nov 15, 2017 • 28 min
THE CALL OF THE WILD (CHAPTER ONE) #JackLondon #thecallofthewild This Jack London classic tells the story of a dog named Buck who is kidnapped from his home in California and sold as a potential sled dog to Alaskan mail packers. In this opening chapter,…
NO BRAINS VS. BRAWN: THE DAYS WHEN BEAR-WRESTLING RULED
Jul 31, 2017 • 23 min
Remembering The Days When Bear Wrestling Was a Spectator Sport-Ever see a man-bear wrestling match? Thats what this story is all about.
THE SEARCH FOR THE TRUE STORY BEHIND THE PIED PIPER OF HAMLIN
Jul 24, 2017 • 19 min
THE PIED PIPER: THE REAL STORY…The old fairy tale “The Pied Piper” of Hamlin is a tale as old as time, telling of the tragic loss of 130 children who followed a colorfully-dressed piperman out of town and into the nearby hills, never to be seen again. As…
BERTHA BENZ’S FAMOUS RIDE
Jul 17, 2017 • 11 min
BERTHA BENZ’S FAMOUS FIRST RIDE: Karl Benz is an enginnering genius who is credited for giving us the first gasoline powered automobile, which he patented in 1885. But it didn’t become famous until his wife Bertha decided to take it on a 90 kilometer (65…
THE GREAT IMPOSTER
Jul 10, 2017 • 12 min
The Great Imposter: story of Barry Bremen, a novelty salesman from Detroit who posed as a major league umprire in the World Series, a Yankees player in an MLB Allstar Game, a professional golfer in three US Opens, a Kansas City Kings player in an NBA…
FORREST FENN’S TREASURE
Jul 3, 2017 • 15 min
FORREST FENN’S TREASURE is waiting to be found! There’s a hidden treasure somewhere in the Western Rockies and Forrest Fen is behind it all. This is the story…
AMAZING GRACE
May 22, 2017 • 10 min
The hymn Amazing Grace, written by Englishman John Newton, is known and revered around the world, and stirs the heart in a way that few other pieces of music do. Subscribe FREE to 1001 Stories for the Road Here:…
THE TIES THAT BIND
May 11, 2017 • 15 min
THE TIES THAT BIND: The first trans-US railroad comes together with a big celebration. May 10, 1869, a celebration took place at Promontory Summit, Utah, that set bells ringing in telegraph stations from coast to coast. National Anthem by Francis Scott…
JOHNNY AND EVA PLAY TWISTER
May 4, 2017 • 12 min
JOHNNY AND EVA PLAY TWISTER: In 1966, the newly developed game Twister was on the verge of being pulled from the shelves. The risque party game just hadn’t caught on, and despite the best efforts of Milton Bradley, sales were terrible. But the efforts of…
A NO-HITTER FOR ALL TIME
May 2, 2017 • 13 min
A NO-HITTER FOR ALL TIME: It was a cool night in Houston on May 1, 1991, a, good night for baseball, but a rough night for pitcher Nolan Ryan . His back was stiff, and every bone was killing him. Heck, at age 44, very few guys were still playing major…